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List TOP n memory consuming processes in Linux

From time to time I need to check my systems memory usage and what processes is consuming the most of it. Sure, there is a ps command or a top command which can handle well this kind of job, but what a heck, we want to practice little bit bash commands, right?

List top n memory consuming processes Linux

list top n memory consuming processes linux

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List TOP n memory consuming processes in Linux

Eugen Mihailescu

Founder/programmer/one-man-show at Cubique Software
Always looking to learn more about *nix world, about the fundamental concepts of math, physics, electronics. I am also passionate about programming, database and systems administration. 16+ yrs experience in software development, designing enterprise systems, IT support and troubleshooting.
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